Looking Back (Oct. 12-18)


Trevor Ratliff wins the Grades 11-12 Division of the Cobble Hill Golf Course Youth Tournament. John Hickey is the Grades 9-10 champion.

Jacob Martindale scores off a scramble in front of the net in the second overtime, lifting Saranac over Peru 2-1.

Morrisonville's Tiarra Garrow, a senior at Oswego, is named winner of the Peter J. Cahill Award as SUNYAC's Most Valuable Player in women's tennis.

SUNY Cortland freshman Steven Lenhart of Ticonderoga is named New Jersey Athletic Conference Defensive Rookie of the Week. He records 4 solo tackles and a forced fumble in a 24-14 victory over Rowan University.

Bailey Waterbury and Lauren Gonyea each score 3 goals as Beekmantown blasts PHS 8-2 in a CVAC Div. I showdown. 

Emily Lashway converts a penalty kick at 25:09 of the second half, lifting Clinton CC to a 1-1 tie with Fulton-Montgomery. The draw enables the Cougars to secure a spot in the NJCAA Region III Tournament.

Marissa Cook and Kelly Favaro score goals as Chateaugay locks up  the Northern Athletic Conference East Division title with a 2-0 win over Madrid-Waddington.

David Ragone runs for 223 yards and 3 touchdowns and Robert Duquette passes for 182 yards in Peru's 47-21 triumph over Malone.

Sophomore Ben Weightman passes for 190 yards and 3 TDs in Saranac's 48-7 victory over PHS.

Jon Brown picks up a goal and an assists and Brandon Terry adds a goal as Saranac stuns favored PHS 2-1.

20 YEARS AGO (1999)

Nick Carte runs for 147 yards and 3 TDs in Peru’s 39-22 win over AuSable Valley in a battle of unbeatens.

Adam Carter’s 3 goals lead Saranac to a 3-2 upset of Northeastern Clinton in soccer.

Heather Brewer gets her 33rd career goal to become the all-time leading scorer in Saranac Lake girls’ soccer.

Former NAC standout Amy Murphy scores 2 goals and adds an assist as Albany Pharmacy downs Clinton CC in the Northern Independents Conference title game.

David Merkel and Sam Reiter score in OT, giving PHS a 2-0 win over previously unbeaten Seton Catholic.

25 YEARS AGO (1994)

Mike Zuckerman scores both goals as Plattsburgh High knocks off previously unbeaten NAC, 2-1, in boys’ soccer.

Lake Placid’s Arien Baker hands Saranac’s Kelly Duffy her first loss in CVAC cross country.

Former Plattsburgh State standout Jamie Reidy is named head coach of the Clinton Community College hockey team. Brian Levesque and Todd Bone join him as assistants.

Casey O’Connor scores two goals and adds two assists as Chazy wraps up the MVAC North with a 5-2 win over Crown Point in boys’ soccer. Nichole Purdy and Amy Hickey each score two goals as the Keene girls clinch the MVAC South with a 6-0 win over Bolton.

Krista Pomeroy scores the lone goal and Josie Kimball stars in net as Peru tops previously unbeaten NCCS, 1-0.

Steve Davey stars offensively and defensively as unbeaten AuSable Valley beats Saranac Lake, 14-3, in CVAC football.

Plattsburgh’s Erica Lindsey turns in three record-breaking efforts in the annual Mid-Fall Swimming Classic.

30 YEARS AGO (1989)

Natalie Dembrosky scores 2 goals and Keene beats Willsboro 3-2 to join the Warriors in a first-place tie.

John Blades scores 5 goals and adds 3 assists to lead Elizabethtown-Lewis to a sweep of Crown Point and Keene in boys’ soccer.

Franklin Academy of Malone, led by Chad Lawrence and Sue Bergh, sweep the Varsity A team titles in the Fayetteville-Manlius Cross-Country Invitational.

Sophomore Jenny Bruso, a recent JV call-up, scores both goals in Plattsburgh’s 2-0 win over NAC in soccer.

Jamie Dumars, Corey Facteau and Matt Goette finish 1-2-3 for Peru as the Indians wrap up their fourth CVAC boys’ cross-country title in five years.

40 YEARS AGO (1979)

Mark Garrand scores the lone goal as defending champion Northeastern Clinton knocks off first-place MAI in CVAC soccer while Sam Lashway gets three goals in NAC’s 5-0 win over AuSable Valley.

Dena Lawrence scores on a penalty kick to give Peru a 1-0 upset of Chazy in CVAC girls’ soccer.

Peru’s Eric Elmore breaks the course record in leading the Indians past host NCCS in cross country.

Barb Sweeney scores from Casey Morgan and Patty Muldowney posts the shutout as Saranac Lake beats Gouverneur, 1-0, to take over the Northern Athletic Conference lead in girls’ soccer.

Tricia Rillahan, Cathy Ralston, Brenda Hassenplug, Allison Spear and Alicia Papke lead Peru to victory over AuSable Valley, clinching the CVAC swimming title in the Indians’ first year of competition.

George Brendler, in his 20th season of coaching soccer and 15th at Chazy, has three sons playing for him — Steve, John and Joe.

Dave Champagne III, age 18, finishes first out of more than 150 runners in the First Nurses Fund Run with a time of 28:22 for 5 miles.

Patty Gallagher, with 6 goals, leads Russell Sage field hockey in scoring while teammate Debbie Luff, another PHS product, has 2 goals.

Jay Hooper scores twice and Denny Aubin and Gary Sherman once each as Elizabethtown-Lewis defeats Willsboro 4-1 to end the Warriors’ three-year reign over MVAC soccer.

40 YEARS AGO (1969)

John Corker throws 2 TD passes to Chris Cringle and also runs for a score as the Plattsburgh State club football team defeats St. Michael’s College 31-6.

Jim Tucker scores 2 goals while Zane Hathaway, Gil Belzile and John Drinkwine add one apiece as Willsboro beats Elizabethtown-Lewis 5-3 to snap the Lions’ 23-game unbeaten streak.

Pete Neyenhouse runs for one score and hits Mike Davidson with a 34-yard TD toss as Peru whips Beekmantown 24-0 to stop the Eagles’ winning streak at seven. Harry Duprey, Barry Devins and Satch Saunders also score for the Indians.

60 YEARS AGO (1959)

Randy Trahan, Larry Pombrio and Marshall Brothers score in Chazy’s win over St. Mary’s.

Randy Bridges gets 2 field goals in Willsboro’s 4-3 soccer win over Westport.

Port Henry native Joe Gilbo throws a school record 4 TD passes in Springfield College’s victory over Northeastern University.

Charley Todd scores 2 field goals as Mooers thumps Dannemora 7-0 in a battle of CCIL soccer unbeatens.

Rod Poissant runs for 4 touchdowns on his 18th birthday to lead MAI to a 51-0 drubbing of PHS.

70 YEARS AGO (1949)

Gary Brothers takes top honors in trap and Frank Reynolds, in skeet at the Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club field day. Ernie Peryea wins the pistol match.

Former PHS star Abe Lakshin, captain of the Union College cross-country team, runs 5.26 miles in 25:35 to break the school’s course record set in 1938.

Joe Rodriguez runs for 2 TDs and Joe Rotella adds one as Mineville defeats St. John’s 19-6. Jim Sears hits Tony McMartin for a 40-yard TD for the Irish score.

Tom Giambruno tackles Pat Salerno in the end zone for a safety, lifting Plattsburgh High to a 15-13 win over Port Henry.

80 YEARS AGO (1939)

Beezie Bezon scoops up a fumble and runs 70 yards to score in Port Henry’s 7-0 win over Lake Placid.

Joe Selesky runs for 5 touchdowns in Mineville’s 44-0 win over Plattsburgh High.

Charlie Andrews and Lefty Fisher are the offensive sparkplugs while Art Baker, Pep Martin and Toots Benway lead the defense as the Plattsburgh Indians thump the Burlington Rangers 40-0.

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